Vila Gale Ampalius
Latitude / Longitude: 37.073532, -8.118209
This four-star accommodation is located in the lovely town of Vilamoura and sits just above the beach. Numerous championship-rated golf courses are in close proximity. A short walk from the hotel will gain you access to many shops, restaurants, bars, and popular night clubs. The staff at Vila Gale Ampalius has a reputation for being friendly and helpful. Many of the entertainment venues offer great options for children and this facility is a great one for a family vacation. Faro International Airport is 22 km in distance.
Vila Gale Ampalius Rooms
This gorgeous facility overlooking Vilamoura Marina provides 273 rooms, 54 junior suites, and 30 senior suites. Each room includes air conditioning, satellite television, a mini-bar, a private safe, and a balcony with an incredible view. Incredible views are assured from everywhere you turn in this lovely accommodation as the scenery is breathtaking from every corner.
Vila Gale Ampalius Restaurants & Bars
A breakfast buffet is complimentary with your room and is served every morning in the beautiful Myrtilis restaurant. This wonderful restaurant also provides a buffet dinner or a la carte menu selections for your other meals. A BBQ buffet is offered on three different days during the week and includes entertainment in the plaza outdoors.
Antares is a coffee shop that also offers sandwiches, burgers, salads, soups, and even omelets. They are open for lunch and dinner, and they serve traditional Portuguese fare as well.
Forte is the pool and snack bar that is open during the summer. It is located on the roof and has a terrace that is great for sunbathing.
Vila Gale Ampalius Facilities
Hotel facilities include outdoor swimming pools for both children and adults, a heated swimming pool located inside the facility, a steam bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, games room, and meeting and conference rooms. Artificial grass tennis courts with lights for night games are available, as is a putting green for golfers. A covered parking area is accessible for guests and a courtesy bus helps transport guests to local areas. The Courtesy Bus is especially helpful in transporting golfers to the various local courses.
If you are interested in history, Loulé is a town about 10 km away and has ruins from an ancient medieval castle, Saracen castle, that have been partially restored. The area has a Moorish past and many craftsmen and tradesmen work there now as leather workers and coppersmiths. The inside of the castle also has an archaeology museum.
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